disaster recovery http://kbia.org en Mo. Senate backs $15M of aid after Joplin tornado http://kbia.org/post/mo-senate-backs-15m-aid-after-joplin-tornado <p>Missouri senators have endorsed a plan that could provide $15 million to Joplin to rebuild street curbs and gutters that were damaged as a result of the 2011 tornado.</p><p>The bill given initial approval Wednesday would fund disaster recovery projects by redirecting money from other areas of state government. Among the entities that would lose money are the state insurance department and an agency that helps finance health and educational facilities.</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 13:58:04 +0000 Associated Press 32260 at http://kbia.org